Monday, November 14, 2011

Flavourful Saskatoon, November 14, 2011

Foodie news and events in and around Saskatoon – coming soon – Salayview Farm goat cheese, The Hollows restaurant, JS Bach on harpsichord, flute and strings

National Food Freedom Rally, November 23
As part of a nation-wide movement, there will be food freedom rallies in Saskatoon and Regina at 12 noon on November 23. The events are tentatively scheduled for the front of Saskatoon City Hall and the Saskatchewan Legislature. It is currently illegal to sell raw milk; many people disagree and want the right to choose the food they eat.

Customer Appreciation, Cava Wines, November 24
Cava Wines & Spirits is holding a Customer Appreciation Night on Thursday, November 24 from 5 to 10 pm. Come and enjoy wine tasting, appetizers and promotions.

Salayview Farm Goat Cheese, December 1
Don’t miss the opportunity to purchase locally-made goat cheese from Salayview Farm. Salayview Farm is a small goat cheese producer located south of Regina. They make three kinds of soft, unaged chèvre: Plain, Chive, and Herbes de Provence.

The cheese is not yet available on a regular basis in Saskatoon, but they will be making a trip to Saskatoon on December 1 and will be delivering cheese to a pick-up location.

If you live in Saskatoon and would like to purchase some of their cheese on December 1, contact me or email Salayview Farm with your order. I’ll keep you posted as to the pick-up location and time.

The Hollows Restaurant
The Hollows restaurant will be opening shortly in the Golden Dragon building in Riversdale neighbourhood. The two young chefs plan to serve contemporary food focused on natural and seasonal products.

Their food will be made with the best ingredients they can find in our area: cultivated plants grown from heirloom seeds, wild-harvested leaves and mushrooms, flowers, sap and roots, local fish, sustainably raised, pastured meat, poultry and eggs from small farmers.

You can like their Facebook page or follow them on Twitter (@thehollowsltd).

The Musical Offering: JS Bach, November 20
Don’t miss the opportunity to hear the music of J.S. Bach on November 20 at 2:30 pm at Christ Church Anglican (28th Street W at Avenue E).

The musicians are Ross Carstairs, flute; Scott McKnight, cello; Renée de Moissac, harpsichord; and Joan Savage, violin.

Flavourful Saskatoon is a weekly Monday feature. Email me ( if you have products, events or places that you would like me to include.

Photos: Medina Azahara (near Cordoba, Spain)

See also:
Flavourful Saskatoon November 7, 2011

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